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A Virtual Visit

These photos give you a glimpse of The Gardens as they evolve throughout the seasons; this page is updated regularly. ...
Tulip border featuring yellow and purple tulips
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What’s in Bloom? May Garden Report

By Thea Hegland Imagine masses of Tulips in a rainbow of colours amongst the dreamiest Cherry blossoms ever seen. Our Tulip co...
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What’s in Bloom Now? April Garden Update

By Thea Hegland April is the month most symbolic of the quintessential spring here at The Butchart Gardens. Just imagine meand...
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Spring Garden Insights

By Brian Nixon, Horticultural Manager The official start to spring this year was on March 20th, but at The Butchart Gardens, ...
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What’s in Bloom Now? March Garden Update

By Thea Hegland  March is finally here, filled with all the inspiration, hopes, and promises that springtime brings. Early Nar...
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Autumn Garden Insights

By Brian Nixon, Horticultural Manager With days becoming shorter and nights becoming longer, we begin to see noticeable change...
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Summer Garden Insights

By Brian Nixon, Horticultural Manager Looking back at the spring, I would say this is one of the prettiest in recent memory. W...
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What’s in Bloom Now? July Garden Updates

By Thea Hegland July has arrived with many highlights throughout The Gardens. Our famous summer annual beds include the clas...
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What’s in Bloom Now? June Garden Updates

By Thea Hegland June is often considered an “in between” season in terms of garden flowers. The spring bulbs have been replace...
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What’s in Bloom Now? May Garden Updates

By Thea Hegland It has been an incredible year for Tulips here at The Gardens but it seems now the shifting of seasons has beg...
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A Display of Bright Orange Liberation 75 Tulips

May 8 update: please note this display is no longer in bloom. At the end of World War II the Dutch Royal Family donated 100,00...
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What’s in Bloom Now? Garden Updates April 15 – 30

By Thea Hegland Springtime is here with all its glory. Cherry blossoms drift through the grounds in a palette soft pinks and p...